Cammy MacPherson was overdue a goal in his opinion – but St Mirren are also due a victory in their push for the top six.
The young midfielder slammed home a great effort from outside the box on Saturday as St Mirren drew 1-1 with Livingston, a point to put towards a push for the top half. Buddies manager Jim Goodwin has been clear in his ambition to make this side the first to achieve the feat, currently sat sixth in the Premiership.
Reflecting on his first goal of the season, MacPherson hopes a win is had against Motherwell midweek: “The point keeps us in the race for the top six and we are now looking forward to Wednesday night. It shows how confident we are that we are not happy that we didn’t get all three points against Livingston.
“We have come a long way. It’s another home game under the lights, so hopefully we take all three points. We need the wins back. It’s quite close, so three points will be massive.
“I’ve been long overdue a goal for a while now. To get one in that fashion was really pleasing. It’s a really good goal. There were the passes before it and then big Jon Obika lays it off to me and I was thinking: ‘Just shoot and see what happens’.
“The wind helped it a bit but I couldn’t have hit it any sweeter. I saw the Livi defenders coming towards me and knew if I bent it round them the keeper wouldn’t see it. I think it took a wee nick off the post, so he wouldn’t have gotten to it.
“We haven’t finished in the top six (since the SPL’s formation) and the gaffer has been saying that. So, that’s a bit of history we’re chasing. That’s what everyone wants to do and be part of.”
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